Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/29/13
Andy Dalton's 4 minutes on the field were so satisfying that he didn't need more. Dalton led the Bengals to a touchdown in his only drive, and Josh Johnson threw for another in his bid to win the backup job on Thursday as Cincinnati ended the preseason with a 27-10 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. The Bengals (3-1) played most of their starters on offense and defense for one series only. Dalton's brief appearance ended in Giovani Bernard's 1-yard touchdown run. ''We came out tonight and did what we wanted to do,'' said Dalton, who completed his only pass in the seven-play drive that included an interference penalty. ''We moved the ball well with the first offense, especially running the ball, and we scored a TD. ''As far as the season, I feel we're ready to go. We've played together well. I like the new elements we have.'' Bernard is one of them, a second-round pick who can catch the ball as well as run with it. The Colts (2-2) rested most of their starters, including qua...
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